U.S. Pork Producers, Fruit Growers Brace for China Tariffs

Date: Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Source: WSJ

The escalating trade tensions between Beijing and Washington have pulled America’s farmers and agricultural exporters into the melee.

To the dismay of pork producers and fruit growers across the U.S., China on Sunday announced tariffs of as much as 25% on American pork and eight other kinds of goods, as well as 15% tariffs on fruit and 120 types of commodities, which China has said would apply to about $3 billion in products. China’s tariffs were retaliation for the 25% steel and 10% aluminum tariffs imposed by the Trump administration...

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